Dusting off the old dial on your wall & upgrading to something that is closer to resembling a gizmo in star trek rather than a thermostat! In the wake of growing awareness about energy conservation, a Smart Thermostat is a welcome innovation. It plays a major role in energy conservation, while looking chic and tasteful! The thermostat has received a glorious make-over. … [Read more...] about Should you upgrade to a Smart Digital Thermostat?
In this post we look at what constitutes a green home Eco-friendly. Energy-efficient. Sustainable. Responsible. Comfortable. Healthy. Economical. Smart. Fun. “Green Building is a whole-systems approach through design and building techniques to minimize environmental impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while contributing to the health of its … [Read more...] about Going green at home?
Trees reduce CO2 fact. You should know this.... How to plant a tree Choose at least a 5-to-6-foot tree grown to nursery standards. Select a site with enough room for roots and branches to reach full size. Avoid overhead and underground utilities. Dig a planting area as deep as the root ball and 3 to 5 times its diameter. Add fertilizer or other soil amendments. … [Read more...] about How to plant a tree
You're eating organic foods, exercising more and generally improving how you care for yourself. Well done! Now it's time to focus on the health of your home. Research shows detoxing your home of harsh chemicals and synthetics can improve the health of you and your family. And, it's a lot easier than you think. Look at the list below and choose what's right for you and venture … [Read more...] about 12 Easy Steps to a Healthier Home
A metal roof with built-in solar panels is the most energy efficient and longest lasting solar roofing solution. A metal roof will usually last in excess of 50 years, and solar PV panels usually last 30+ years with minimal loss of efficiency or or electric power production. The combination of the two creates a one-time green roofing investment that will pay for itself over … [Read more...] about Standing Seam Metal Roof with Solar Panels